Regionalisms and Slang
With students from 49 states and 95 countries, we sampled regionalisms and slang heard on campus.
Winter Ball 2012
Current Mac students discuss their Thanksgiving plans and what they are thankful for this year.
Club sports provides students with an option to play competitive sports without joining a varsity team.
Romeo and Juliet: Start to Finish
The play beings in Lowe Dayton Commons in this devised theater version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Macalester Football Wins Paint Bucket
Romeo and Juliet
Eleven Minnesota a cappella groups hit the Mac stage
Cultural House Poetry Slam
Annual Eid-ul-Adha Celebration
American Studies Halloween
Water Wonder Woman
Petting Zoo, Fall 2012
Macalester students and alumni dug deep into the Twin Cities theater scene last summer by showcasing their talents at the Minnesota Fringe Festival.
On September 29 nearly 90 students, staff, faculty members, and alumni participated in the Big Gay Race along the riverfront in downtown Minneapolis.
Carne Asada Fall 2012
Mesa Chill Out Fall 2012
Afrika! Dinner Fall 2012
Welcome Back to School
Student Org Fair
During the first week of the semester Macalester held its annual Student Org fair, where students saw (and signed up for!) the broad selection of student orgs Macalester has to offer.
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Open House
Mairs Concert Hall, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center & Gallery. A chance to see our renovated space.
Macward Bound 2012
Sixty-one intrepid first-year students kicked off the year with a trip to the Minnesota wilderness—and wouldn’t trade the experience for anything.
Scots on the Spot: Orientation 2012
Student videographer Collin Calvert '13 caught the excitement of Orientation 2012.
Into the Streets - 2012
Into the Streets is the service-learning portion of orientation, in which all incoming first-year students participate in half-day service projects with community organizations.
Bingo for Books
Students played Bingo to win products and gift cards donated from local businesses and the Macalester Bookstore.President Brian Rosenberg and Dean of Students Jim Hoppe will announce Bingo numbers.
Orientation 2012 – Moving In
Orientation 2012 – Picnic
Stone's Throw Urban Farm
Alex Liebman ’12 and Emily Hanson ’11, with four partners, have turned 15 vacant city lots into Stone’s Throw Urban Farm, where they are growing an abundance of fresh, delicious vegetables.
On May 10, flames signaled a controlled burn at Macalester’s Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area (Ordway Field Station), in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, 17 miles from campus. The college contracted with Prairie Restorations, Inc. to conduct the burn, to stimulate the growth of desired prairie flowers and grasses, remove thatch, and reduce woody plant invasion into the prairie.
A student-run publishing company called Cloud City started last spring at Macalester. This chapbook press was led by Ollie St. John ’12 (Washington, D.C.) and Luke Marcott ’12 (St. Paul), advised by English professors Wang Ping, Peter Bognanni, and James Cihlar, and aided by a team of student editors including Angus McLinn ’12 (Middleton, Wis.) and Nick Arciero ’12 (Mounds View, Minn.).
Now a business analyst for Deloitte Consulting in Minneapolis, Baier talks about Macalester's Economics Department and how she found her passion.
Photos from Macalester Reunion 2012.
Twin sister English majors Andrea and Juliet Wilhelmi ’14 created a name for themselves in high school - Mirror Image. Under this title, they made a CD, won songwriting contests and have performed around campus.
Goodbye Lunch - American Studies
The American Studies Department honored graduating seniors, including three who completed Honors Projects. more
Rugby Club Sport
The men's team played on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
Dog Days 2012
Alumni, Faculty and community members brought their dogs to campus for some finals stress relief!
Year End Picnic - English
The English Department said farewell to students with a picnic in the Smaill Gallery, Olin-Rice Science Center.
Jamaica's rich track and field legacy is expressed on campus by three Macalester students.